| Aug 22, 2011
| 9:09 PM
With the Orioles limping toward the finish line of another lost season, the small victories that can be had in late August revolve more around the future than anything involving 2011.
Case in point: left-hander Zach Britton, the rookie who took the...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 8:41 PM
When the clouds finally parted over Camden Yards and Hurricane Irene gave way to a beautiful Baltimore afternoon, the reappearance of the Zach Britton from the first 2 1/2 months of the season was the best sight of all for the Orioles.
Four weeks after...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 9:13 PM
Since being recalled last week from the minors, Orioles second baseman Ryan Adams has been a whirlwind, hitting everything in sight and making play after play in the field.
Then, on Monday in a loss to the New York Yankees, he had his "This is the big...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 6:50 PM
Two months ago, Michael Gonzalez was trying to regain a late-inning role out of the bullpen for the last-place Orioles. Lately, though, the left-hander has been so dominant that the Texas Rangers had to have him for their playoff run.
On Wednesday, the...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 9:11 PM
None of it would have mattered -- not the six strong innings from resurgent rookie Zach Britton, not J.J. Hardy's latest clutch hit, not the Orioles' stirring comeback against a seemingly in-control David Price -- had first baseman Mark Reynolds not...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 5:22 PM
Before Thursday's matinee at Camden Yards, Buck Showalter said it would be a challenge for Alfredo Simon to match last week's quality start against the New York Yankees. The Orioles manager figured Simon's stuff would be fresh in the minds of baseball's...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 3:23 PM
If anybody expected the Orioles to mail in their makeup game Thursday afternoon, right fielder Nick Markakis made it fairly clear how much they want to have an impact on the outcome of the American League East race.
Markakis leveled New York Yankees...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 8:43 PM
Orioles right-hander Jeremy Guthrie has said he's not concerned about losing 20 games this season, or, really, reaching double-digit wins before the year is over.
After Friday's 2-0 win at Rogers Centre, and with potentially three starts remaining,...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 4:04 PM
It could have been one of the more uplifting games of the Orioles' disappointing season, a stirring effort by a makeshift lineup and a patched-together bullpen.
Instead, Saturday's 5-4, ninth-inning meltdown loss to the Toronto Blue Jays was just another...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 2:47 PM
Adam Loewen said he's not as emotional this weekend as he was Wednesday, when he made his debut as an outfielder for the Toronto Blue Jays — more than three years after he pitched his final game for the Orioles.
But he's not acting like facing...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...